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Project Management Happy Hour

Dec 17, 2018

A defining characteristic of a project is that it ends. Finally. Just finish it, right? If it were only that easy!

This episode Kate and Kim talk about what it means to close a project, and walk through some typical scenarios where closing can be really tough, and then share some practical tips on how to get to...


Nov 22, 2018

Have you ever had to justify the value of Project Management in your organization? Doh! So do we. Listen in as we share our best responses to, “is PM really needed?”

You don’t have to justify the existence of the Finance team. Or Sales & Marketing. Or Executive Management. So why do we have to justify the...


Nov 12, 2018

Many companies employ personality assessments to help their team members understand their strengths or communication styles. Are these a waste of time? Or do they have value we can leverage as PMs?

Today we are joined by Fai Mo, long time project manager and manager of project managers. Fai will share his experience in...


Nov 5, 2018

As we gorge on our kid’s leftover Halloween candy, we answer a number of Listener questions left on our Facebook and Linkedin pages.

  • What are some good ways to describe PM-ish duties on a resume/CV?
  • What are some tips on holding someone accountable?
  • How do you create a timeline for a project with a new technology...


Oct 28, 2018

“What are we even doing in this project?”

If you’ve ever asked yourself (or been asked) this question, go back to your Project Charter right now! The Project Charter is a keystone project artifact, authorizing the very existing and base assumptions and structure of your project. It can be called many things - a...